Acute haemodynamic effects of ibopamine in patients with severe congestive heart failure.

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Ten patients with congestive heart failure (CHF), in III and IV NYHA Class, were treated orally with a single dose of ibopamine ranging from 1.2-3.3 mg/kg, and were studied using the Swan-Ganz catheter and thermodilution technique. Cardiac index (CI) and stroke volume index (SVI) were increased, and mean pulmonary pressure (PAP), systemic vascular… (More)

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@article{Ghirardi1985AcuteHE, title={Acute haemodynamic effects of ibopamine in patients with severe congestive heart failure.}, author={Paolo Ghirardi and Bruno Brusoni and Maurizio Mangiavacchi and L. Bianco and Jana F Col and Marco Metra and Lisa Dei Cas}, journal={British journal of clinical pharmacology}, year={1985}, volume={19 5}, pages={613-8} }